Features

  • The Surveillance Society

    Joseph Candel

    February 2016

    Shortly before his death, in 1949, George Orwell wrote his final work, the classic 1984. It painted a picture of a chilling future in which the world had fallen under the rule of three great totalitarian governments. The government that controlled what had been Britain, and the United States was called Oceania and was ruled by Big Brother. In Oceania, the state was all important and to be served with unthinking loyalty. To achieve that end, its citizens had been divested of all privacy. Without privacy, there was no freedom.

  • Thy Kingdom Come

    Activated Magazine

    January 2016

    When you pray the Lord's Prayer, have you ever really thought about the part, "Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven"? (Luke 11:2). We who know and love the Lord already have His kingdom in our hearts, thank God, but is do we see His kingdom on earth today? Sadly, there is much confusion, selfishness, unhappiness, and war throughout the planet.

  • Daniel Chapter 12 –The Happy Ending

    Joseph Candel

    December 2015

    "And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book" (Daniel 12:1).

  • We Shall All be Changed

    Activated Magazine

    December 2015

    Behold, I tell you a mystery," the apostle Paul wrote to a group of Christians in the Greek city of Corinth. "We shall not all sleep [be dead], but we shall all be changed—in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet [Jesus' Second Coming]. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we [who are alive] shall be changed.

  • The Marriage Supper of the Lamb

    –A party you don’t want to miss!

    Joseph Candel

    December 2015

    How would you like to attend the grandest, most glorious and thrilling wedding party that’s ever been held? Believe it or not, you’re already invited–everybody is invited–but you have to accept the invitation. Before explaining how to do that, here’s when and where this great party will be held and what you can expect.

  • Signs of the Times: Increased Speed and Knowledge

    Joseph Candel

    July 27, 2015

    In 534 BC, the prophet Daniel received an outstanding revelation. Afterwards, God told him not to worry that he couldn’t understand it all, that even though the prophecy was given to him, it wasn’t for him.